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A Life Supreme

A Life Supreme

There is something special about July for us in the Black world. Last month, we marked some of the most significant anniversaries in Black history.

Ziyalala Ezi Way

Ziyalala Ezi Way

First question: How do the politicians and police officers responsible for the Marikana massacre, and shareholders who benefited from the mine, sleep at night?

South Africa – An Imagined Country

South Africa – An Imagined Country

Each day that passes indicates that South Africa has a fragile political system that lacks ‘shock absorbers’ to contain and withstand problems that face its society. The creation of the ‘new’ South Africa was understood to be a realisation of Nelson Mandela’s famous speech in 1994 to mark the end of apartheid.

Afro-pessimism and AmaNdiya: The Trouble with The Other “Blacks”

Afro-pessimism and AmaNdiya: The Trouble with The Other “Blacks”

We are interested here in the Phoenix massacre in which Indians brutally murdered many Africans in Kwa-Zulu Natal during the civil unrest in July 2021. Indians took the law into their own hands by murdering Africans. Africans have not received justice to this day. The blacks of Biko’s Black Consciousness movement killed their fellow blacks.

Ukwatile?

Ukwatile?

What I like about Robert Hodgins is the fact that he’s critiquing imperialism in these rich, fat cats. It shows that calling things out is not only part of a Black woman’s identity.

Xova

Xova

The show was nothing short of captivating, and kept the audience on the edges of their seats. The singers doubled as guides to the central character of Zukiswa, and as the men at the tavern. This was an innovative use of the cast, by the director.